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India Under-17 star Jeakson Thounaojam eyes Ghana scalp

India U-17 midfielder Jeakson Thounaojam is optimistic that his team will overcome Ghana in the last game of Group A on Thursday.

Jeakson, who scored an 82nd minute equalizer with a powerful header against Colombia on Monday before the South Americans went on to win 2-1.

“We believe we can win against Ghana. We will be together and we will fight for this win,” Jeakson told dnaindia.

“It was a nice experience and I felt on cloud nine when I scored the goal against Colombia. However, we tried our best but were unlucky. It is obviously a great feeling to score for my country but it would have been sweeter had we won the match,”

Both countries need a win in order to at make it to the knockout stage as as one of the two top teams from the group or a best third-placed team.


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